Drift Games Drive

Welcome to Drift Games Drive, our drift practice days in Mondello Park, featuring custom track layouts, insane track time, prizes galore and plenty more, run by Drift Games in association with Club Loose Ireland.

Regardless of your level of talent, Drift Games Drive events in Mondello Park are the perfect place to come and test out your own drift car on the track with plenty of like-minded petrolheads.

How much does a Drift Games Drive cost? Driver tickets for Drift Games Drive events cost €150.00. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, no spectators are allowed at any Drift Games Drive events for the foreseeable future. We are monitoring the situation and if this changes, we will keep you updated.

Next Up? August 23rd 2021 Drift Games Drive

Mondello Park, Co. Kildare • Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Driver Tickets - SOLD OUT
Garage Rentals
SPECTATOR TICKETS
DG Drive • Aug 23

Date:
August 23rd, 2021

Venue:
Mondello Park, Co. Kildare

Driver Tickets:
SOLD OUT

DG Drive • Oct 25

Date:
October 25th, 2021

Venue:
Mondello Park, Co. Kildare

Driver Tickets:
CLICK HERE

DG Bash • Dec 18&19

Date:
December 18th & 19th, 2021

Venue:
Mondello Park, Co. Kildare

Driver Tickets:
COMING SOON

DG Drive • Sept 27

Date:
September 27th, 2021

Venue:
Mondello Park, Co. Kildare

Driver Tickets:
CLICK HERE

DG Bash • Nov 20&21

Date:
November 20th & 21st, 2021

Venue:
Mondello Park, Co. Kildare

Driver Tickets:
COMING SOON

What Are The Requirements?

Whether you want to drive at a Drift Games Drive event, jump into the passenger seat or just come along to watch, there’s a few rules & regulations everyone must adhere to. Check them out below now before booking your tickets to make sure you meet all the necessary criteria.

Driver & Vehicle Rules & Regulations

Car Regulations:

All vehicles being used at any Drift Games Drive event must adhere to the following regulations and will be enforced by Club Loose Ireland:

  • There must be no fluid leaks of any kind from the vehicle;
  • Tow straps must be fitted front and rear. Tow straps must be rated to 3,000KG+ and be clearly visible to track staff. Any OEM towing locations underneath the car or bumper which cannot be accessed when the car has entered a gravel trap are not acceptable;
  • Fixed back or reclining bucket seat must be fitted securely;
  • Minimum 4 point harnesses are required.
    • Hook-type harness fittings must be mounted to motorsport-specific eye bolts;
    • Strap-type harness fittings must be mounted to the roll cage ie – shoulder straps around the harness bar of the cage or a specific aftermarket harness bar;
  • Noise level NOT EXCEEDING 95db, tested as a drive-by on track continuously throughout the day;
  • Cars must have all body panels mounted securely at the beginning of the event including doors, wings, bonnet, boot lid, quarter panels, and bumpers;
  • Convertible and soft top vehicles must have a motorsport-specific roll-over bar fitted at a minimum. A decorative roll bar is not accepted;
  • A handheld fire extinguisher (minimum size 1kg) mounted within reach of the driver is required;
  • All window glass must be present or replaced with a shatterproof lexan or similar material with the exception of the windscreen. This must be OEM laminated glass. All windows must remain closed when on track;
  • The vehicle battery must be fitted securely. If mounted inside the drivers’ compartment it must be in a sealed box that is vented to outside the vehicle;
  • All vehicles must have functioning brake lights;
  • Only steel wheel nuts/bolts are permitted. Lightweight aluminium wheel nuts/bolts are not permitted;
  • Pro class cars must have a minimum 6 point roll cage with side protection door bars;
  • Drivers must wear a helmet when on track at all times. Full or open face motorsport-specific helmets are required. Motocross-style helmets are not permitted. 

Any driver wishing to take passengers must ensure their passenger seat is also a fixed back or recliner bucket seat and also has a minimum 4-point harness.

Driver Regulations:

All drivers who intend on driving at any Drift Games Drive event must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older with a full driving license, or;
  • Be a currently licensed DGN, DGX, IDC, BDC, IDS, IADC or DriftCup driver 
  • Must wear a full-face helmet at all times when on track, with a fully functional clasp/strap.

Driver Classes:

Before you hit the track, you will be placed into either Hero or Pro class. You must have a full roll cage with door bars in place to enter the Pro class. 

Hero Class:
Want to hit our various layouts without the fear of being surrounded by other cars? The hero class is perfect for beginners, drivers of cars with less than 220bhp or those with purpose-built drift cars that do not meet the full safety requirements of the Pro class.

Pro Class:
Do you compete in a series and have a car that meets all competition regulations? Well, say hello to endless high-speed door on door action in the Pro class.

Spectator Tickets

Due to COVID-19, at this time no spectators are unfortunately allowed at any Drift Games Drive events for the foreseeable future but we are closely monitoring this situation with Mondello Park and as soon as anything changes, we will keep you updated.  

Passenger Bands & Requirements

Due to COVID-19, at this time no passengers bands are not available at any Drift Games Drive events for the foreseeable future but we are closely monitoring this situation with Mondello Park and as soon as anything changes, we will keep you updated.  

Event Timetable

All of our Drift Games Drive events follow roughly the same main timetable, which can be seen below.

TIMEACTIVITY
8.00am – 9.30amGates Open For Drivers
8.00am – 9.30amSign-on must be completed online 
9.15am – 9.45amDriver Briefing must be completed online 
10.00am – 1.00pmTrack Time
1.00pm – 2.00pmLunch Time
2.00pm – 5.00pmTrack Time

Learn To Drift With Us

Ready to take your first step into the adrenaline-filled world of drifting? Look no further than the Drift Games Experience in Mondello Park – Drift Games’ own drift training school.

Visit The Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about Drift Games Drive? Chances are we might have answered it already, so check out our full list of FAQs down below. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact us so!

What is Drift Games Drive?

Drift Games Drive are our drift practice days in Mondello Park, featuring custom track layouts, insane track time, prizes galore and plenty more, run by Drift Games in association with Club Loose Ireland.

Regardless of your level of talent, Drift Games Drive events in Mondello Park are the perfect place to come and test out your own drift car on the track with plenty of like-minded petrolheads.

When & where are the Drift Games Drive events?

The next Drift Games Drive event will take place in Mondello Park on the date mentioned in the “Next Up?” section further up on this page. 

Where can I get spectator tickets?

Spectator entry to all weekend or Bank Holiday Drift Games Drive events is just €10.00 for the entire day, with under 12s going free, and spectator gates open from 10.00am. Tickets are available at the gate on the day of the event only. Spectator entry to weekday Drift Games Drive events is absolutely free!

As a spectator, you’ve got the choice to sit in the grandstand, watch along from around the outer banks, or wander the paddock checking out the awesome selection of cars.

Or, maybe you fancy upping the tempo a little and jumping in the passenger seat? Well at Drift Games Drive, you can! Simply check out our passenger spin requirements below to check if you’re eligible.

What about driver passes?

The link to purchase a driver ticket for this event can be found near the top of the page. Before purchasing a ticket, please ensure you have read and abide by all driver and vehicle regulations for all Drift Games Drive events.

Does my driver pass include crew members?

No, all drivers passes include driver entry to the event only. Any persons coming with a driver must have a valid spectator admission ticket at the costs mentioned above.

Can two people drive the same car?

If two people will be double-driving the same car for the event, there will be an additional charge of €50.00 for the additional driver. A double-driver pass will only be eligible for two drivers driving the same car. You can add on the double-driving option when paying for your driver entry ticket.

I've got a ticket but now I can't make it; Can I transfer mine?

Yes, driver tickets for Drift Games Drive events are non-refundable but you can transfer the ticket to someone else if they have purchased it from you, for the reason that you are legitimately no longer able to make the event. 

To do so, please contact us by emailing hey@driftgames.life and let us know your order number and the name and email address to transfer the driver ticket to.

Can I hire one of the Mondello Park garages for the event?

Yes, a total of just 10 double garages are available to hire for Drift Games Drive events and garages cost €100.00 for a full garage (fits 3-4 cars) or €50.00 for a half garage (fits 2 cars). To book a garage please click the garage rentals link at the top of the page.

What cars can be driven on track at the event?

Please read our full Driver & Vehicle Rules & Regulations section further up on this page for the latest information on this.

What driver requirements are there for the event?

Please read our full Driver & Vehicle Rules & Regulations section further up on this page for the latest information on this.

What age do I need to be to drive at the event?

Please read our full Driver & Vehicle Rules & Regulations section further up on this page for the latest information on this.

Can I take passengers in my car?

In short, yes you can. However, there are certain rules and regulations that the driver, passenger and the car must adhere to in order to be able to take passengers. 

Please read both our full Driver & Vehicle Rules & Regulations and our Passenger Bands & Requirements sections further up on this page for the latest information on this.

Where do I get the passenger bands?

Passenger wristbands can be purchased in Mondello Park on the day of the event from the Drift Games merchandise shop at a cost of €20. Bands will not be available to purchase online before the event.

Bands purchased at the merchandise shop will only be given out after payment has been received and the purchaser has signed on. All passengers must be over the age of 18 and all passengers are also responsible for approaching drivers and arranging passenger spins themselves.

I want to get passenger spins. Can I rent a helmet?

No, unfortunately, we will not have helmets available to rent, so you will need to bring your own helmet to the event with you, or get one from someone at the event.

Might I be breathalyzed at the event?

Yes. If you are thought to be over the legal drink-drive limit, you may be breathalyzed by Mondello Park staff. If you read above the limit, you will not be allowed on track and your entry fee will not be refundable.

Will there be tire changing services at the event?

Yes, there will be a tire changing van present on both days of the event. Tire changing will come at a cost of €3.00 per tire.

Will there be power points available?

Power points are not guaranteed for any persons driving at this event, so it is advised that you make your own provisions for power should you require it.

Where can I leave my trailer?

If you are bringing your car to the event on a trailer, please unload your car as quickly as possible and move your trailer to turn 3 of Mondello Park. On the morning of the event, a Drift Games marshal will direct you as to the exact location of the trailer parking section.

How can I enter as media to take photos/videos at the event?

For media applications, please contact us at hey@driftgames.life for more information. 

Can I bring my trade stall to the event?

If you wish to bring your trade stall to the event, please send an email to hey@driftgames.life with more information about the stall you wish to bring to the event. We will come back to you as soon as possible.

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